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Kempner-area house damaged in fire on Wednesday

A house fire was reported on County Road 4877 near Kempner on Wednesday evening.  The Kempner Volunteer Fire Department responded, and both the Lampasas Fire Department and Copperas Cove Fire Department provided aid.  Multiple people were More...

Jubilee

Lometa’s 46th annual Diamondback Jubilee will be March 25-26 at Lometa Regional Park.  Action actually will begin March 24, when a special Family Night carnival will be offered from 6-10 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Velasquez

Joe Alvarado Velasquez, 81, of Lampasas died March 13, 2016 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.  Rosary will be recited March 18 at 6 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral Mass will be March 19 at 10 a.m. at St. More...

Mrs. Jones

Helen Lorena Jones, 96, of Lampasas died March 14, 2016 at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple.  A graveside service will be held March 19 at 2 p.m. at Senterfitt Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Mrs. More...

Mr. Frank

Harold Frank of Cedar Springs died March 11, 2016 at the age of 56.  Services were held March 17 at Center City Methodist Church in Center City. Burial followed at Center City Cemetery. More...

Sports

Two Lady Badger lifters place at state - Free Access

Gabby Martinez took second place in her weight class at the Texas High School Women's Powerlifting Association state meet on Saturday. Brianna Brudney placed third in her class, and Ari Wilkinson also competed. More...

Powerlifting coach believes Martinez could contend for first place at state

Lady Badger powerlifting coach Duane Young believes Gabby Martinez has a very real shot at first or second place at state.  More...

Fine craftsmanship evident at Ferlach

Gun Talk with Harold Harton

In the 1950s and 1960s, I was impressed by the fine guns built by the gunsmiths of Ferlach, Austria.  Of course, the prices were in the $2,500 range, and these fine rifles and shotguns were handmade and engraved, as they are today. More...

County not proceeding with jail cost estimate

An effort to obtain an estimate on the cost of a new county jail has stalled.  More...

Police identify woman found dead in Campbell Park - Free Access

The Lampasas Police Department on Friday released the name of the woman who was found dead Tuesday in Campbell Park. More...

Texas-sized spur

Community members gather outside Texas Real Estate Sales and Lampasas Grooming on Monday to watch as a 10,000-pound, 35-foot-tall spur is installed in the parking lot. More...

Life

Getting work

Workforce Commission helps teens land their first job

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Youth Program isn’t on the tip of most teens’ tongues, but the government program has helped Lampasas teenagers land their first job and even a full-time job after completing the summer work pr More...

Snow Queens volunteer

Missionary Hope Veroneau, J.D. More...

Celebrating members

Loan administrator Reese Vann, credit analyst Mark Keller, Credit Office President Macy Blankenship, loan administrator Katie Barton and loan administrator Jennifer White pause for a photo during Lon More...

News

Defendant earns probation after District Court hearing

At his punishment hearing last week, 33-year-old Stephen Tyler Havins of Amarillo was given 10 years’ deferred probation for fraudulent delivery of a controlled substance/prescription. More...

Arrests

The following arrests were reported by area law enforcement officials.  March 16  • Beverly Joann Lybrink, 43, of Copperas Cove for a Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office warrant for possession of a controlled substance. More...

Man sent to hospital after motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist was transported to Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple with a head injury after an accident Wednesday outside Lampasas.  More...

Opinion

‘Woodlawn’ a team and a message that changed a city

With it being spring break and the start of daylight saving time, do you feel flush with more available hours in the day?  If you do, here’s a suggestion.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of JANE G. AULT, Deceased, were issued on March 10, 2016, in Cause No. More...